Try refreshing your browser, or Lions continue to show to Goff by drafting Sewell along with extending Ragnow Back to video Some thought Goff, who has two years left on his contract, would be quickly phased out by the Lions, if the team opted to take a quarterback with the seventh pick overall in this year’s NFL Draft. Instead, the Lions passed on Justin Fields and Mac Jones and opted to provide Goff some protection by taking massive offensive tackle Penei Sewell.
Tight end Josh Hill officially announced his retirement Thursday, less than two months after joining the Detroit Lions as a free agent. The Lions signed veteran tight end Darren Fells as a replacement. Hill, who turns 31 later this month, spent his first eight years with the New Orleans Saints before being released in a wave of salary-cap cuts.
Oregon safety has signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent Thursday. He confirmed the reports by posting the news to his Instagram story. Pickett is the ninth Oregon player in the 2021 draft class to join an NFL roster and is the fifth defensive back to do so.